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Medical University of South Carolina UNIV - Program Coordinator II - Psychiatry: Addiction Sciences Division in Charleston, South Carolina

FLSA: Salaried

Job Summary: The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a Program Coordinator II for hire. The candidate will provide technical and professional research coordination services in the Addiction Sciences Division of MUSC. This position is for an employee who is capable of performing the full range of professional duties in their assigned program area, including the supervision of research staff. The candidate will help coordinate a multi-site NIH-funded clinical trial and will be responsible for all study-related activities, in addition to other study and research team management needs.

Job Duties:

  • 20% - Manage and oversee the day-to-day running of research protocols at two study sites. Review workload and operating procedures, determine priorities, and allocate resources to meet workload requirements. - (Essential)

  • 20% - Manage and oversee recruitment campaigns and initiatives, which requires work with external vendors and developing and maintaining working relationship within the Tricounty community. Responsible for oversight and potential creation of recruitment materials and communication and approval with the MUSC IRB and Branding. - (Essential)

  • 15% - Oversee the management of data collection and entry functions, either directly or indirectly through supervision of a research assistant and/or data entry personnel. Coordinate and manage tracking of all research participants. Prepare reports and present status to the research team at weekly meetings. - (Essential)

  • 15% - Coordinate with external vendors and internally to ensure the successful execution of protocols. This includes the Addiction Sciences business office, the Hollings Cancer Center administrative offices and personnel, the Institutional Review Board (IRB), purchasing, MUSC laboratories, in addition to external vendors who assist with recruitment campaigns, software and hardware needs, etc. - (Essential)

  • 10% - Complete regulatory documentation for submissions as required. Initiates and maintains accurate and comprehensive documentation as required by the IRB, study sponsors, and Good Practice Guidelines in connection with research trials. Maintains a regulatory binder for ongoing studies and updates as needed. - (Essential)

  • 10% - Monitors study documentation on a regular basis for compliance with protocols, SOP’s, federal, state, and local regulations and for safety and effectiveness of research protocol. - (Essential)

  • 5% - As needed, involvement in the activities of participant participation. Conduct study procedures as a back-up to research staff. Assist with screening and recruitment of research participants and coordination of research activities. Perform diagnostic interviews consisting of structured clinical interviews and other related instruments. Document participant assessment data in research records. - (Essential)

  • 5% - Assist in hiring and training of research staff. Supervise and train research staff in research activities such as assessments, informed consent, data collection, and data entry and management. - (Essential)

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: A bachelor's degree and two years relevant program experience.

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/20 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Frequent) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Frequent) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)